HEXHAM LABOUR PARTY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEWCASTLE PALESTINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN

August 12, 2020Featured, News

  INVITE YOU TO A TALK featuring RASHID KHUDAIRAT, JORDAN VALLEY SOLIDARITY and AHMAD AL-BAZZ, PALESTINIAN JOURNALIST SPEAKING ON — THE ISRAELI OCCUPATION’S ONGOING ANNEXATION OF THE JORDAN VALLEY INTRODUCED BY ANN SCHOFIELD, NEWCASTLE CITY COUNCILLOR AND PSC MEMBER THE SESSION RUNS FOR 90 MINS – 30 MINS PER SPEAKER, WITH A 5-MINUTE BREAK BETWEEN PRESENTATIONS, AND Q&A … Read More

PALESTINE EVENT – THURSDAY 16 JULY 2020

July 14, 2020Featured, Home page featured, International, News

HEXHAM LABOUR PARTY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEWCASTLE PALESTINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN INVITE YOU TO A TALK featuring BEN JAMAL DIRECTOR, PALESTINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN and LOUISE REGAN VICE CHAIR OF PSC, EX-PRESIDENT OF NEU speaking on: ANNEXATION, AND BOYCOTT, DIVESTMENT AND SANCTIONS (BDS) INTRODUCED BY ANN SCHOFIELD, Newcastle City Councillor and PSC member.  The session runs for … Read More

PALESTINE EVENT – THURSDAY 16 JULY 2020

July 14, 2020News

HEXHAM LABOUR PARTY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEWCASTLE PALESTINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN         INVITE YOU TO A TALK featuring BEN JAMAL DIRECTOR, PALESTINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN and LOUISE REGAN VICE CHAIR OF PSC, EX-PRESIDENT OF NEU speaking on: ANNEXATION, AND BOYCOTT, DIVESTMENT AND SANCTIONS (BDS) INTRODUCED BY ANN SCHOFIELD, Newcastle City Councillor and PSC member.  … Read More

Culture

June 15, 2020Featured, Home page featured, Mayor, News

Culture is the sum total of how we express ourselves as humans.  Culture is our collective soul. For some it’s theatre, museums, art galleries, opera.  For others, a live music gig, a beer festival or a home game. I don’t see culture as a “sector”, an opportunity for economic growth.  We can live in concrete … Read More

Wansbeck CLP spring conference

June 7, 2020News

10:30am – 12:30pm, Saturday, 13 June 2. Getting the Best Deal In this session, the conference speakers and questions from participants focus on examples of economic engagement, leveraging the financial and industrial power of the local state and its workforce to secure gains for local people. We want to assess their strengths and limitations. Chair … Read More

We need a New Deal for Local Government Workers

May 23, 2020Campaigns, News, Trade Union

The last few months have been tragic and unsettling with many families’ worlds turned upside down. Millions of workers have had to negotiate with their employers through the pandemic – matters of life and death like safe working practices and PPE as well as issues like redundancy, furlough, homeworking and childcare. These are challenging conversations … Read More

TUC – JOIN A UNION HERE – find the union that’s for you

May 19, 2020Featured, News

The latest figures on employment and pay, published today by the ONS, which include new experimental data on the number of paid employees shows a sharp decrease of 450,000 between March and April 2020, and a sharp fall in pay. Commenting on the report, TUC General Secretary, Frances O’Grady says: “These figures are alarming – … Read More